August 12, 2020

Got a great new business idea but struggling to nail down your branding and mission? 

Join us for our live webinar with Paul Charney, CEO of Oakland based creative agency Funworks as he discusses the best ways to approach branding, sell customers your dream, and integrate feedback into the branding process from step one. 

Key Takeaways: 

  • The first step in the branding process should always be the ‘why’ 
  • Why logos and naming should not be the first step in the process 
  • How to bring outside opinions into the creative process from day one

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About the Speakers

Paul Charney is co-founder and CEO of Funworks, an Oakland based creative agency built around collaboration and design thinking. Funworks work with companies from Fortune 500 to startups, incorporating sketch and improv comedians into the creative and branding processes in an activity they have


The rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country has led to a surge in health claims. Non-life insurers, as of Tuesday, have received more than 100,000 claims to the tune of Rs 1,644 crore. Of the total claims received, nearly 66,000 claims amounting to Rs 628.95 crore have been settled so far.


When policies were issued, insurers were caught on the wrong foot. “This explains why insurers were worried about hospitals fleecing patients. We wanted the cost to be reasonable and consistent,” said a senior executive.


“The gap in claims reported and claims settled depends on the settlement process. People report claims, but not everything is paid for. Sometimes there are sum-assured limitations and there are policy-level coverages, which include deductibles. On the basis of cover adopted by policyholders, claims get settled,” said Sanjay Datta, chief-underwriting & claims, ICICI


The (IIP) contracted by 16.6 per cent in June compared to 33.8 per cent in May and a record 57.6 per cent slide in April. This is likely to pull down first-quarter of 2020-21, the data for which would be released this month-end.


The conditional relaxation in industrial activity leading to a graded pick-up was evident from the numbers. Contraction in industrial production slowed further in June, with industrial production growing 23.9 per cent compared to May, seasonally adjusted.


Goldman Sachs said the sequential pick-up was supported by all sub-indices. The slowing of contraction was also in line with core sector output which also showed signs of recovering as its contraction slowed too in June. The eight core sector industries together form 40 per cent of the activity improved the sharpest in June with contraction


and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) on Tuesday said its board has approved a proposal to raise up to Rs 3,000 crore through issuance of non-convertible debentures (NCDs). The fund will be raised in one or more tranches.


“The Board has given its in-principle approval for issuance of Non-Convertible Debentures for an aggregate amount not exceeding Rs 3,000 crores in one or more tranches on private placement basis,” APSEZ said in a regulatory filing to the BSE.



The debentures to be issued will be listed on BSE Limited and/ or National Stock Exchange of India Limited, it added.


The company said its board has also given its consent for exploring and evaluating the proposal to create a platform, which will hold rail infra assets and investments in rail entities.